New Swells on Tap for The Weekend

June 14, 2017, 1:09 AM HST · Updated June 13, 8:51 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
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Alerts (as of 1:00 a.m.)

Small Craft Advisory: In effect through 6 a.m. Wednesday for our channels and Māʻalaea Bay.

Check our breaking news section for any urgent weather alerts or updates to the weather alerts listed above.

**Click directly on the images below to make them larger. Charts include: Maui County projected winds, tides, swell direction & period and expected wave heights.**

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    Maui Surf Forecast

    North: Surf heights are expected to be knee/waist high today, the best breaks could get up to tummy/chest high on the sets.

    West: Surf heights are expected to be ankle/knee high today, some spots will be flat.

    South: Surf heights are expected to be ankle/knee high today, some spots will be flat.

    All shores should remain well below advisory level today. A new south-southwest swell is expected this weekend. This swell should begin to fill in Friday, peak Saturday afternoon and hold through Sunday into Monday morning. Another south-southwest is forecast for the 20th.

    Moderate trade swell for the east side.

    Models are indicating a small northwest swell for Sunday into Monday.

    Keep in mind, surf heights are measured on the face of the wave from trough to crest. Heights vary from beach to beach, and at the same beach, from break to break.  

    **Click here for your detailed Maui County weather report.**

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    Meteorologist Malika Dudley
    Malika was born and raised in Hilo. She began her career in news at KGMB9 in 2007. As a part of the Hawaii News Now weather team, Malika was nominated for two Emmy Awards for excellence in weather reporting and won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Journalism Award for her reporting on Hawaii’s tsunami damage in 2011. In 2019, Malika was recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter in the category of Science Reporting for her Big Island Now news report on what was happening beneath the sea surface at the ocean entry of the Puna lava flow.  

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